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Shaanxi Introduction

Shaanxi, an inland province in China, is also called "Qin or “Shaan for short. It is o­ne of the places where Chinese culture originated. Beishan Mountain and the Qinling Range stand as two boundaries that divide the province into three natural areas -- the Loess Plateau in northern Shaanxi, Guangzhong Plain, and the Qinba Hillyland. Plateau and hilly land make up most of the province's area. Shaanxi has a continental climate with distinctive four seasons. The months from March to November are the best tourist season. Shaanxi Province boasts an area of 205,600 square kilometers and a population of 36 million people. The city of Van is the capital. Shaanxi Province has a time-honored history and a well-developed culture. It was the starting point of the Silk Road that extended from Asia to Europe and played an important role in cultural interflow between the East and West in ancient times. Beginning in the 11th ..

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  • The Qian Tomb

    The Qian Tomb

    The Tang Dynasty (618-907) is a truly fascinating period of Chinese history, not o­nly for its high culture but also the personalities that left their mark o­n the epoch. Not le..

  • Terracotta Warrior

    Terracotta Warrior

    Political leaders, celebrities and scholars who have visited the site of the Terra Cotta Warriors  all considered it as a great archeological discovery in human history and worth o&sh..

  • Muslim Steet Xian

    Muslim Steet Xian

    IntroductionThe early Muslims in China came from what was known at Xiyu, or 'the west', areas usually identified as Arabia or Persia. These people were much different from the Ch..

  • Site of the Former Offices of the CCP Central Committee - Yangjialing

    Site of the Former Offices of the CCP Central Committee - Yangjialing

    IntroductionOne of the most defining moments in China's long history occurred in the tiny village of Yangjia Ling in Shaanxi Province. It was here in November 1938 that the headquarte..

  • Date Garden-site of the CCP Secretariat

    Date Garden-site of the CCP Secretariat

    IntroductionOccupying an area of 540,000 square meters (about 133 acres), the Date Garden-site of the CCP Secretariat is eight kilometers (about five miles) away from Yan'an. There ..

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